Legal Series: Casey Cort (9 of 10) By: Aime Austin ISBN: B08VYSM4DF Publisher: Moore Digital Media Inc Publication Date: 05/24/21 Format: e-book My Rating: 5 Stars ++ TOP BOOKS OF 2021 People lie. Documents don’t. The quaint village of Brighthill in the southernmost part of Cuyahoga County is a bucolic Cleveland suburb bordered by a nature conservancy. But the green trees and greener grass are hiding a secret underneath. The well water that pours from the taps is being poison
By: Megan Collins ISBN: 1982163844 Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: 08/17/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars Top Books 2021 Author Q&A Coming Aug! When a family obsessed with true crime gathers to bury their patriarch, horrifying secrets are exposed upon the discovery of another body in his grave in this chilling novel from the author of Behind the Red Door and The Winter Sister.
At twenty-six, Dahlia Lighthouse has a lot to learn when it comes to the real wor
By: Hank Phillippi Ryan ISBN: 125025888X Publisher: Forge Books Publication Date: 09/14/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: Currently Reading (ARC) Surprise Book REVEAL
— just look at that cover!! Author Q&A Sept 14th (on my birthday) HER PERFECT LIFE by @hankpryan hits shelves Sept. 14 and I cannot wait — her twisty, page-turning thrillers are amazing. Here’s the scoop: Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. The beloved television reporter has it all
By: Laura McHugh ISBN: 9780399590313 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 06/22/21 Format: Other My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Top Books of 2021 Abducted as a teenager, a woman must now confront her past and untangle the truth of what really happened to her in this dark thriller from the author of The Wolf Wants In. One of 2021’s Best Beach Reads—OPRAH DAILY “Laura McHugh expertly delivers a harrowing tale of a world where little is what it first appears to be.”—Ron Rash, best
By: B. A. Paris ISBN: 1250274125 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: 07/13/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars ++ July Q&A with the Author! Top Books of 2021
The multimillion-copy New York Times bestselling author B.A. Paris returns to her heartland of gripping psychological suspense in The Therapist--a powerful tale of a house that holds a shocking secret.
When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive
By: Robyn Harding ISBN: 1982169397 Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: 08/10/21 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars Author Q&A coming Aug! Top Books of 2021 The bestselling author of the The Swap—praised by Samantha M. Bailey, author of Woman on the Edge, as “wickedly delicious, addictive, utterly compelling”—explores what happens when a seemingly perfect family is pushed to the edge by cruel, vindictive, and increasingly dangerous attacks. Thomas and Viv Adler ha
By: Lauren K. Denton ISBN: 0785232575 Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 7/6/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars Author Elevator Ride Interview Top Books 2021 Written in Lauren K. Denton’s signature Southern style, The One You’re With tells a story of marriage, choices, and what a good life really looks like. High-school sweethearts Mac and Edie Swan lead a seemingly picture-perfect life in the sleepy-sweet community of Spring Hill, near Mobile, Alabama. Edie is
By: Sharon Doering ISBN: 1789097193 Publisher: Titan Books Publication Date: 06/15/21 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars
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A wickedly gripping thriller about family secrets, infatuation and the lies we bury to protect ourselves from the author of She Lies Close. Heather Hornne is going home. Haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her family, Heather finds herself back in Hunther, Wisconsin after twenty years running from it. She ret
By: P. J. Vernon ISBN: 0385546734 Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 06/15/21 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars ++ COVER REVEAL Elevator Q&A Interview Top Books of 2021 “Bath Haus is riveting: a gripping thriller about how quickly a life can unravel after a single bad decision. P. J. Vernon deftly reminds us that the terrifying traumas from childhood are often but a prelude to the nightmares we will walk into as adults. This book is stylish, smart, and scary as hell.”
By: Zakiya Dalila Harris ISBN: 978-1982160135 Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: 06/01/21 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars + Author Q&A Interview Top Books of 2021
Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.
Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. F
By: Jennifer Weiner ISBN: 9781501133541 Publisher: Atria Books Publication Date: 05/10/21 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++
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Top Books of 2021 Book Giveaway Contest Congrats to Winner! (see below) From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Summer comes another timely and deliciously twisty novel of intrigue, secrets, and the transformative power of female friendship. Daisy Shoemaker can’t sleep. With a thriving cooking business, ful
By: Mary Kubica ISBN: 978-0778389446 Publisher: Park Row Publication Date: 5/18/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Top Books of 2021
People don’t just disappear without a trace…
Shelby Tebow is the first to go missing. Not long after, Meredith Dickey and her six-year-old daughter, Delilah, vanish just blocks away from where Shelby was last seen, striking fear into their once-peaceful community. Are these incidents connected? After an elusive search that yields m
By: Sally Hepworth ISBN: 1250120950 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: 04/13/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Author Q&A Interview Top Books 2021 Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law, delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters.
From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one, with a home and a husband and a fierce desire to become a mother.
Series: Ryan Demarco #5 By: Randall Silvis ISBN: 172822358X Publisher: Poisoned Pen Publication Date: 08/03/21 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars ++ Top Book 2021 A new mystery from Randall Silvis, critically acclaimed master of crime fiction When powerful men pull strings to get what they want... someone almost always ends up dead There's not much that would convince retired police sergeant Ryan DeMarco to take on another private investigation case, but he can't refuse
By: Hannah Mary McKinnon ISBN: 978-0778331810 Publisher: MIRA Publication Date: 05/25/2021 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars Author Q&A May 28th Top Books of 2021
Forget the truth.
Remember the lies.
He wakes up on a deserted beach in Maryland with a gash on his head and wearing only swim trunks. He can’t remember who he is.
Everything—his identity, his life, his loved ones—has been replaced by a dizzying fog of uncertainty. But returning to his Maine hometown in s
By: Mary Dixie Carter ISBN: 1250790336 Publisher: Minotaur Books/St Martin's Press Publication Date: 05/25/21 Format: e-book My Rating: 5 Stars ++ Top Books of 2021 Mary Dixie Carter's The Photographer is a slyly observed, suspenseful story of envy and obsession, told in the mesmerizing, irresistible voice of a character who will make you doubt that seeing is ever believing. WHEN PERFECT IMAGES As a photographer, Delta Dawn observes the seemingly perfect lives of New York Cit
Stories inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank By: Elin Hilderbrand, Adriana Trigiani, Patti Callahan, Mary Alice Monroe ISBN: 9780063048935 Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: 04/27/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars + COVER REVEAL Top Books of 2021 In this warm and moving anthology, a group of bestselling authors and writers pay tribute to legendary, larger-than-life New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank and her literary legacy, capturing her u
By: Kaira Rouda ISBN: 154202594X Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Publication Date: 5/01/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars + Top Books of 2021 There is no limit to the lies, suspicion, and secrets that can poison the perfect marriage in this twisting novel of suspense by USA Today bestselling author Kaira Rouda. Kate Nelson had it all. A flourishing company founded with her husband, John; a happy marriage; and a daughter, Ashlyn. The picture-perfect family. Until John left
By: D. J. Palmer ISBN: 978-1250267924 Publisher: St. Martins Press Publication Date: 4/20/21 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars ++
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The Perfect Daughter is a thriller that explores the truth or lies behind a teenage girl's multiple personality disorder, from D.J. Palmer, the author of The New Husband. Grace never dreamt she’d visit her teenage daughter Penny in the locked ward of a decaying state psychiatric hospital, charged with
By: Kristy Woodson Harvey ISBN: 1982117729 Publisher: Gallery Books Publication Date: 04/20/21 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars +
Cover Reveal Top Books of 2021 April Q&A with the Author Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author of The Winemaker
By: Joshilyn Jackson ISBN: 9780062855343 Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: 04/06/2021 Format: Other My Rating: 5 Stars Top Books of 2021 "A master of domestic suspense."
—Entertainment Weekly The New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Never Have I Ever builds on her success with this addictive novel of domestic suspense in which a mother must decide how far she is willing to go to protect her child and the life she loves—a chilling and tho
You Series Book #3 By: Caroline Kepnes ISBN: 0593133781 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 4/6/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Top Books of 2021 The highly anticipated new thriller in Caroline Kepnes’s hit You series, now a blockbuster Netflix show—a compulsively readable trip into the deviant mind of the uniquely antisocial, savvy bookseller . . . Joe Goldberg. Joe is done with the cities. He’s done with the muck and the posers, done with Love. Now, he’
By: Patti Callahan ISBN: 1984803751 Publisher: Berkley Publication Date: 03/09/2021 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars +++ Top Books of 2021 Q&A with the Author It was called "The Titanic of the South." The luxury steamship sank in 1838 with Savannah's elite on board; through time, their fates were forgotten--until the wreck was found, and now their story is finally being told in this breathtaking novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis.
By: Christina McDonald ISBN: 1982142618 Publisher: Gallery Publication Date: 02/16/2021 Format: Paperback My Rating: 5 Stars +++
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From the USA Today bestselling author of Behind Every Lie and The Night Olivia Fell comes an unforgettable novel about the lengths one woman will go to save her son.
Even good people.
Emma loves her life. She’s the mother to a precocious kindergartener, married to her soulmate—a loyal and loving detective—a